Harmony with Voice
Original presentation date: September 13, 2011
A free, online learning session hosted by the ALA Public Programs Office featuring Ronda Hassig, school librarian of Harmony Middle School, Overland Park, Kansas, and winner of the 2011 Sara Jaffarian Award. Hassig will present her winning model for humanities programming in the school library titled “Harmony With Voice,” which built on humanities themes through poetry, collaboration and civic engagement. Hassig will also discuss elements of her award application that lead to her selection, and give tips to prospective applicants to help get their applications started. Following the main presentation, Kathleen Ellis, chair of the 2012 Jaffarian Award Selection Committee, will give a brief talk on what the Jaffarian Award selection committee will be looking for as they review applications. Participants will also be encouraged to ask questions at the end of the program.